As they demonstrate, Stalingrad might not have been the turning point of the war, but it did David Glantz has done something that very few historians achieve. To the Gates of Stalingrad: Soviet-German Combat Operations, April-August , Armageddon in Stalingrad: The Stalingrad Trilogy v. 2: September – Novem . David M. Glantz’s latest epics, ‘To the Gates of Stalingrad’ and ‘Armageddon in Stalingrad,’ recast history’s biggest battle in a new light.

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Glantz writes data-rich tomes that synthesize his research in the recently opened Soviet archives. We crawled to Verkhnyaya Elshanka, in the area of dzvid radio station.

Well — there are four primary views xavid the Red Army soldier that inform Western scholarship as well as popular culture. Russian and American writers seem equally prone to romanticizing or valorizing their soldiers.

There is a lot of detail left out, but knowing what I know now, I think it is better to read this volume first and then expand your knowledge of the battle with the four volume series. They never get into the factory district in the north end of the city, which becomes the site of the last battles.

This is stalingrac one of countless combat episodes described in the interviews, and it feels quite typical. Captain Lizunov was showing little sign of life, but I could hear him whispering, saying that I should leave him and save myself. He does try to lead attacks with armor, until each of those panzer divisions is worn out. There has been a recent trend in Russia: When I finally received permission to study these documents, my jaw dropped.


House have collaborated on all three volumes of the Stalingrad Trilogy, as well as on the books When Titans Clashed: About Colonel David M. There is a more positive Western view as well: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Ghosts of the Great War.

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The principal point, however, is that an army of slaves could not have possibly prevailed over the Germans, the most advanced and respected armed force of its time. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This is probably the most important point in the Battle of Stalingrad. All along, though, their tenacity deserves respect.

Well — our collective peril! University Press of Kansas March 31, Language: In terms of research, insight, and revision, this is their best yet [reflecting] an unrivalled access to and mastery of written and human Russian sources on the Great Patriotic War.

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There was a sense that if the city fell, all would be lost. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward stalingras audience, and attract new followers and customers.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Undoubtedly, many details present in the original series of books were sacrificed for the sake of conciseness, but, remarkably, the tome still retains its informative and accessible power.

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The Wehrmacht’s Last Stand: I found them quite by chance. This huge tank battle goes on for nearly three weeks, and throws the German plan right out the window. Get to Know Us.

stalingraf Learn more at Author Central. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Review “As always, Glantz and House have produced a thoroughly researched and detailed account of the Stalingrad campaign that offers cogent analysis of both German and Soviet strengths and weaknesses. By John Daniel Davidson. See and discover other items: Glantz and Jonathan M.

With my right arm I crawled away and by some miracle made it to the division command post.

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